Jan Peter Schmidt

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Policy Options for Progress Towards a European Contract Law: Comments on the issues raised in the Green Paper from the Commission of 1 July 2010, COM (2010) 348 final

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 75, No. 2, pp. 371-438, April 2011, DOI: 10.1628/003372511795316845, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 11/2
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 03 Mar 2013
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (deceased), University of Graz, University of Graz (Austria), Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Siegen, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Optional Instrument, Optional Regime, Common Frame of Reference, DCFR, European Contract Law, Policy Options, Toolbox, Blue Button, Harmonization & Contract Law, Internal Market, EU Competences in Private Law, Choice of Law, Rome I Regulation

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Symposium: Reforming Intestate Succession Law

(2020) 24(1) Edinburgh Law Review (Forthcoming), Edinburgh School of Law Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 Nov 2019
School of Law, University of Edinburgh, University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh - School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, University of Edinburgh, University of Graz and University of Edinburgh - School of Law
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succession law, intestacy, surviving spouse, matrimonial property, cohabitants, law reform, comparative law, Scotland

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Transfer of Property on Death and Creditor Protection: The Meaning and Role of 'Universal Succession'

Nothing So Practical as a Good Theory: Festschrift for George L.Gretton, pp. 323-337, Andrew J. M. Steven, Ross Gilbert Anderson, and John MacLeod, eds., Avizandum, 2017, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 18/3
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2018
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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comparative succession law, universal succession, creditor protection, patrimony, administration of estates

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Forced Heirship and Family Provision in Latin America

Comparative Succession Law, Vol. III: Mandatory Family Protection, pp. 175-232, Kenneth GC Reid, Marius J de Waal, and Reinhard Zimmermann (eds.), Oxford University Press, 2020, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 19/18
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2023
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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law of succession, forced heirship, freedom of testation, maintenance obligations, estate planning, Latin American law

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Die kollisionsrechtliche Behandlung dinglich wirkender Vermächtnisse (The Foreign legatum per vindicationem and its Effects in German Territory)

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 77, No. 1, pp. 1-30, January 2013, DOI:10.1628/003372513X661058, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/15
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2014
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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European certificate of inheritance, EU Regulation on Succession, law applicable to succession, legacy, legatum per vindicationem, lex hereditatis, lex rei sitae, numerus clausus of property law, singular succession, universal succession

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Grundlagen der Testierfähigkeit in Deutschland und Europa (Principles of Capacity to Make a Will in Germany and Europe)

Rabel Journal of Comparative and International Private Law (RabelsZ), Vol. 76, No. 4, pp. 1022-1050, October 2012, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/24
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Capacity to make a will, capacity to conclude contracts, wills, freedom of testation, age limits, capacity of discernment

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Zehn Jahre Art. 422 Código Civil – Licht und Schatten bei der Anwendung des Grundsatzes von Treu und Glauben in der brasilianischen Gerichtspraxis (Ten Years Article 422 Código Civil – Highlights and Lowlights in the Application of the Principle of Good Faith in Brazilian Court Practice)

Mitteilungen der Deutsch-Brasilianischen Juristenvereinigung, Vol. 32, No. 2, pp. 34-47, 2014, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 15/5
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Brazilian Civil Code of 2002, principle of good faith, general clause, judge made law, legal methodology

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Von Monstern, Nebelgestalten und Seelenwanderungen: Die hereditas iacens in Rechtsgeschichte, Rechtsvergleichung und Rechtsdogmatik (On Monsters, Misty Figures and the Transmigration of Souls: The hereditas iacens in Legal History, Comparative Law and Legal Doctrine)

Iurium itinera. Historische Rechtsvergleichung und vergleichende Rechtsgeschichte – Historical Comparative Law and Comparative Legal History. Reinhard Zimmermann zum 70. Geburtstag am 10. Oktober 2022, pp. 1055-1077, Nils Jansen, Sonja Meier, et al., eds., Mohr Siebeck, October 2022, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 22/21
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2022 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2022
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Antrittserwerb, ius commune, juristische Person, nasciturus, Pandektistik, römisches Recht, ruhende Erbschaft, Vonselbsterwerb

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Risikotragung bei Großkatastrophen – zwei Konzeptionen der Halbteilung (Allocation of Risks in Large Catastrophes – Two Conceptions of Even Distribution)

Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP), Vol. 222, No. 4-5, pp. 546-571, January 2023, DOI: 10.1628/acp-2022-0022, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 23/5
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Mar 2023 Last Revised: 29 Feb 2024
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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Allocation of risks, contract law, covid-pandemic, change of circumstances, frustration of contract

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Das gesetzliche Erbrecht nichtehelicher Lebenspartner in Brasilien – der lange Weg zur Gleichstellung mit der Ehe (The Rights of Unmarried Domestic Partners Under Brazilian Intestacy Rules – the Long Road to Equal Treatment with Spouses)

Mitteilungen der Deutsch-Brasilianischen Juristenvereinigung, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp. 11-20, December 2017, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 18/8
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2018
Jan Peter Schmidt
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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succession law, intestate succession, surviving cohabitant, suriving spouse, Brazilian Civil Code

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Comparative Law in Action: Applying Foreign Law in German Courts

Max Planck Lawcast, Episode 11
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 29 Feb 2024
Jan Peter Schmidt and Christopher Murphy
Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law
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Max Planck Lawcast